I have not shown this in a while but like the effect I achieved with the Renaissance hood and the gold leaf. This is of Chelsea Allen, a co-worker and friend of mine while I worked in Princeton. She was one of my favorite models and I always lived trying to get her elusive expression.
The painting is 18x24" and is oil and gold leaf on canvas.
Artist, teacher and founder of The Bucks County Classical Arts Center in Bucks County PA.